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Tests of Agility

Agility is the ability to move quickly and change directions while maintaining control and balance. Good agility requires a combination of speed, acceleration, balance, power and coordination, plus good reflexes. Below is a collection of agility fitness tests, which vary over the distance, number of turns and angle of direction changes. Which one to use? See our discussion about agility fitness testing.

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True Agility Tests (incorporating reaction to a stimulus)

Change of Direction Tests

Agility Tests for the Elderly

Sport Specific Agility Tests

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Testing Extra

We have over 400 fitness tests listed, so it's not easy to choose the best one to use. You should consider the validity, reliability, costs and ease of use for each test. Use our testing guide to conducting, recording, and interpreting fitness tests. Any questions, please ask or search for your answer.

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